The Yale School of Management Education Leadership Conference exists to create a forum for leaders in education reform. We seek to create a constructive dialogue about how leadership skills applied to the education sector can be used to solve the most pressing and complex challenges in public education.

From its modest beginnings in 2007, The Yale School of Management Education Leadership Conference has grown to be a nationally recognized forum for education reform. The ELC is an annual two-day conference focused on convening the nation’s leaders in education reform. Through panels, networking, conversations, and workshops, our speakers, attendees, presenters, and keynotes create a community that helps build urgency in working toward student success and system-wide progress.

The ELC is sponsored and run by the Yale School of Management Education Club. Each year, 20+ Yale School of Management students work from early in the school year to conceptualize, plan, and realize the spring conference. The 2019 conference will mark our 13th anniversary.
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Friday, April 5 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Desegregating Schools: 65 Years Later

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It has been 65 years since the famous Brown v. Board of Education case was decided by the US Supreme Court, ruling that schools cannot be segregated by race.

Yet, our schools are still segregated and, on some metrics, even more segregated than they were at the time of the verdict.

We’ve invited two school districts to share the levers they are pulling to reverse segregation in their districts, what's working, and what still needs to be done.

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Thomas Toch

Director, FutureEd
Thomas Toch is director of FutureEd, an independent think tank at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy. He is a former senior partner at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and director of the foundation’s Washington office. Toch is a founder... Read More →

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Mohammed Choudhury

Chief Innovation Officer, San Antonio ISD
Mohammed Choudhury is the Chief Innovation Officer at the San Antonio Independent School District. In this capacity he is entrusted with incubating and scaling high-leverage school design and turnaround initiatives, that will have the greatest impact on moving the needle on student... Read More →
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Matthew Gonzales

Director, School Diversity Project, New York Appleseed
Matt Gonzales is an educator, an advocate, and a policy analyst. He is Director of the School Diversity Project for New York Appleseed, a non-profit social justice center that advocates for integrated schools and communities in New York City and State. He coordinates a citywide coalition... Read More →
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Emmy Liss

Chief of Staff, Early Childhood Education & Student Enrollment, NYC Department of Education
Emmy Liss is Chief of Staff for the Division of Early Childhood Education and Student Enrollment at the NYC Department of Education. In this capacity, Emmy oversees day-to-day operations and leads several key initiatives for the Division. She also serves as the primary staff liaison... Read More →
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Kayla M. Morrow

Executive Director, AP for All, NYC DOE Office of Equity and Access
Kayla M. Morrow is the Executive Director of the Advanced Placement for All (AP for All) initiative which is part of the NYC Department of Education's (NYCDOE) Equity and Excellence agenda. AP for All is a citywide program that aims to ensure that by fall 2021, students at all high... Read More →

Friday April 5, 2019 1:15pm - 2:30pm EDT